New Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology
MUSC and the Storm Eye Institute are pleased to announce the appointment of Lucian Del Priore, M.D., Ph.D. as the Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Del Priore brings a combination of clinical, teaching, research and administrative skills to lead and develop the department. Read more.
New Medical Director of the Magill Vision Center
The Department of Ophthalmology is pleased to announce the appointment of George O. Waring IV, M.D. as Director of Refractive Surgery, Medical Director of the Magill Vision Center, and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Storm Eye Institute. Read more.
New Director of the Ocular Trauma Service at Storm Eye Institute
Lynn J. Poole Perry, M.D., Ph.D. has been appointed as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Storm Eye Institute. She will develop a general ophthalmology practice at Storm Eye and serve as Director of the Ocular Trauma Service. Read more.
New Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Andrew S. Eiseman, M.D. has been appointed as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Storm Eye Institute effective October 1, 2012. Dr. Eiseman is an oculoplastic surgeon and a specialist in orbital disease. Read more.
New Retina Specialist
The administration and staff at Storm Eye Institute are proud to announce the addition of Jan Kylstra, M.D. to their world-class team of professionals. He specializes in Retina Services, specifically diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and retinal detachment.
New Instructor of Ophthalmology
Jie Fan, Ph.D., has been promoted to Instructor of Ophthalmology at the Storm Eye Institute effective April 1, 2012. Dr. Fan received her BS in Chemistry from the Jilin University in China and her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from MUSC under the mentorship of Dr. Rosalie Crouch. She has been a postdoctoral fellow in our department for the past six years. She will oversee ongoing research projects and direct her own basic research, in the area of glaucoma and retinal degeneration.
Babies with Cataracts
Among infants who undergo surgery to treat congenital cataract, surgical lens replacement appears to cause more complications while achieving the same treatment benefit as treatment with contact lenses, according to a report that appeared in the July print issue of Archives of Ophthalmology.
Seeing the Light
Art, art therapy, art appreciation, the beauty of the visual world--these all tie in with the Storm Eye mission of preserving sight and helping people see the world in all of its glory. Our new tag line is: "Storm Eye Institute - Helping You See the World." » Read more.